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4 Reasons a Vertiflex™ Implant Might Be Right for You May 3rd, 2022

You’re hobbled by lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) in your lower back and you just want to move freely again. This condition is the primary driver of spinal surgeries in people over the age of 65 in the United States, and the good news is that the Vertiflex™ procedure is simpler...

Neurostimulation — Winning the Battle Against Back Pain Apr 7th, 2022

Your life has changed dramatically because of ongoing back pain and you want to find a long-lasting and, most importantly, effective solution that can help you get back to your life. If you want to learn more about how we may be able to accomplish this without resorting to medications...

When It Might Be Time to Treat Your Lumbar Spinal Stenosis with a Vertiflex™ Procedure Mar 8th, 2022

You once enjoyed getting out and about, whether it was strolling through the neighborhood or going to your local grocery store to do the shopping. Thanks to lumbar spinal stenosis, these activities, and so many more, are limited by the pain that accompanies even the smallest effort at moving around....

What Can Help My Bursitis? Feb 6th, 2022

Joints are complex areas of your body in which bones are held together in a way that allows support, stability, and movement. Often overlooked in this endeavor are tiny fluid-filled sacs called bursae, which provide padding and protection within the joint. Most of the time, these sacs work silently, but...

Can I Receive SI Joint Injections While I'm Pregnant? Jan 16th, 2022

As you progress through your pregnancy, you’re amazed at the dramatic changes in your body as it accommodates a growing life. While perfectly normal, there are some changes that can lead to musculoskeletal pain and discomfort, which perfectly describes sacroiliac joint dysfunction. For relief from lower back pain caused by...

Understanding How Neurostimulation Can Relieve Your Pain Dec 12th, 2021

There's a good reason why 50,000 neurostimulators are implanted annually — this approach to pain management is not only effective, it also avoids potentially risky surgical or pharmacological solutions. For these reasons, and more, Dr. Anjum Bux and our team here at Bux Pain Management offer neurostimulation as part of...

I Have a Bulging Disc: Can an Epidural Steroid Injection Help? Nov 8th, 2021

Your spine contains 23 intervertebral discs that separate the vertebrae that extend from the base of your head to your pelvis. Under normal circumstances, these discs provide critical cushioning and support, but when they begin to break down and bulge, they can become the source of significant pain. To alleviate...

How Long Does Intrathecal Therapy Last? Oct 8th, 2021

You’re tired of ineffective treatments for your chronic pain, or you’re understandably wary of a lifetime of taking painkillers. An intrathecal pump may be your best solution moving forward, but you want to know more about the mechanics of such a therapy. The goal here at Bux Pain Management is...

What to Expect with a Vertiflex™ Procedure and Implant Sep 6th, 2021

You’re forced to walk hunched forward because of pain in your lower back, or you’re experiencing pain down one of your legs. These classic symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis can make your world feel increasingly smaller as you’re unable to move around without discomfort. To get you back to your...

Signs of a Herniated Disc Aug 16th, 2021

When it comes to causes of back pain, a problem in one of your discs is not only a common culprit, it’s also a condition that’s hard to ignore. A herniated disc comes with unique and telltale symptoms that distinguish it from other problems in your back. To help you...

What Injections Help Arthritis Pain? Jul 27th, 2021

The numbers surrounding arthritis in the United States are concerning — the CDC reports that more than 54 million Americans have doctor-diagnosed arthritis and the Arthritis Foundation estimates that more than 92 million have doctor-diagnosed arthritis or arthritis symptoms. However you look at it, joint pain is a big problem...

The Role of Neurostimulation for Post-Surgical Pain Jun 18th, 2021

Surgery is rarely your first choice when it comes to healing, but it can be the best path forward for regaining your health and your quality of life. When post-surgical pain strikes, however, you’re left with a new problem to address — one that’s hard to ignore.  To better enjoy...

Benefits of the Vertiflex™ Procedure for Back Pain May 20th, 2021

You get out of bed in the morning and you stretch up tall, only to be met by pain in your lower back, which may travel down your leg. Quickly, you hunch back over to find relief. And this occurs throughout the day, preventing you from moving freely and without...

Dealing With Severe Chronic Pain? Intrathecal Therapy Could Be the Solution Apr 15th, 2021

One in five Americans experiences chronic pain and more than 7% of adults report high-impact pain that interferes with their ability to lead normal lives. If you find yourself among these numbers, you know that dealing with severe chronic pain casts a wide net over your mental and physical wellness,...

How Neurostimulation Works to Relieve Pain Mar 21st, 2021

Every day is a battle to find relief from your chronic pain, often forcing you to resort to potentially risky medications or invasive surgery. If you want a minimally invasive solution that eliminates your reliance on painkillers, neurostimulation may be just what you’re looking for. The team here at Bux...

The Best Options for Treating Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Feb 15th, 2021

Americans are no strangers to lower back pain, which is the second-leading cause of disability in the United States. While there are many roads that lead to lower back pain, we’re going to focus on just one here — lumbar spinal stenosis. As pain management specialists, our team here at...

Should You Get Epidural Injections for Your Back Pain? Jan 19th, 2021

Chronic back pain is a condition that interferes with your daily activities for at least three months. It can cause persistent discomfort that ranges from a subtle ache to a sharp jab, resulting in limited mobility.  To avoid the risks and recuperation associated with back surgery, the first course of...